Feed the hungry
Help those in need
Give hope to those we serve.
Our staff is here five days a week to help those who have the need for food assistance. We also support veterans & their families with programs & services.
We have programs for Seniors, Veterans, Children, Clients and our Community that enhance nutrition and mental health.
2,206,814 Pounds Distributed
1,839,012 Meals Served
36,247 Families Served
1,979,150 Pounds Distributed
1,649,292 Meals Served
30,729 Families Served
2,065,792 Pounds Distributed
1,721,493 Meals Served
35,093 Families Served
4,356,251 Pounds Distributed
3,630,209 Meals Served
40,361 Families Served
3,798,096 Pounds Distributed
3,165,080 Meals Served
35,466 Families Served
2,754,061 Pounds Distributed
2,295,051 Meals Served
27,364 Families Served
2,092,215 Pounds Distributed
1,743,513 Meals Served
24,102 Families Served
Manager of Food Pantry Services
Registration & Administrative Assistant
Thrift Store Manager
2009 - Life Message received its 501(c)(3) certification and began to make plans for a direction.
2011 - Officially opened the Life Message Food Pantry & Clothing Center in Garland, TX. We started our mission serving approximately 30 families in 1 month.
2012 - We moved the Food Pantry & Clothing Center in February 2012 from Garland to its current location in Rowlett, TX. The numbers grew from 30 families in one month to an average of 700 families in one week.
2012 - In November, we officially opened The Thrift Store in Rowlett, TX. Proceeds from the store help Life Message to support the food pantry and offer programs to our clients.
2013 - Opened the furniture/homegoods side of the Thrift Store
2014 - Moved into our administrative offices. The pantry was remodeled in December to accommodate more food with better efficiency.
2016 - In December of 2016, we officially opened the Life Message Event Center. The Event Center is available for rent to the general public as well.
2017 - We were blessed to acquire additional space and expand our Thrift Store.
2019 - We officially opened the Veterans Resource & Outreach Center (VROC). VROC is located at 4201 Industrial St., Bldg 100, Rowlett, TX 75088. Proudly offering assistance and programs to our veterans & first responders.